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“All the Old Knives” premieres April 8th

“All the Old Knives”-– which filmed in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey’s Del Monte Shopping Center, and Highway 1 –premiered on Prime Video April 8, 2022.  The espionage thriller stars Chris Pine.  See the trailer for initial Big Sur scenes: Trailer link:

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 8th ANNUAL LMGI AWARDS – Netflix’s “Ratched” filmed in Monterey County included

LMGI Virtual Awards Ceremony “Celebrate the Where” Set for October 23, 2021 LOS ANGELES, August 20, 2021 – Nominees for the 8th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards were announced today by LMGI President John Rakich/LMGI.  The awards honor the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television and commercials from […]

MCFC Selects Eliette Singleton as $2,000 Film Student Scholarship Winner

The Monterey County Film Commission announced that Eliette Singleton, a Cinematic Arts and Technology major at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), was named the 2021 winner of the $2,000 scholarship in the Monterey County Film Commission’s Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award Program.  She is originally from Playa del Rey. A $500 […]

MCFC elects two new members to Board of Directors

The nonprofit Monterey County Film Commission board of directors has elected two new members to serve three-year terms on its board. Annee Martin is partner/owner of Ami Carmel Boutique and Sanctuary Vacation Rentals.  She has nonprofit volunteering experience with the Monterey County Hospitality Association, and last year she founded Kindness Monterey, a pay-it-forward gift card […]

Hwy. 1 on the Big Sur Coast to Remain Closed for Emergency Repairs

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Dec. 14, 2021) HIGHWAY 1 ON THE BIG SUR COAST TO REMAIN CLOSEDFOR EMERGENCY REPAIRS MONTEREY / SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES – Highway 1 on the Big Sur Coast will remain closed between Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County and Deetjen’s Big Sur Inn in Monterey County (44.6 miles) while emergency rockfall and debris removal […]

MCFC elects Brad Barbeau to Board of Directors

The nonprofit Monterey County Film Commission’s board of directors has elected Brad Barbeau to serve a three-year term as board director. Barbeau, a 22-year Salinas resident, is Professor of Entrepreneurship at California State University Monterey Bay’s College of Business.  He is also executive director of the CSUMB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development (iiED).  As […]